Bryce Harper

WASHINGTON | Harper wins HR Derby over Schwarber in thrilling fashion

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper thrilled the home crowd and surely made his father proud, winning the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night with an exceptional display of power that carried him past Kyle Schwarber of the Chicago Cubs 19-18. Harper hit the contest-winning blast in extra time, the reward for hitting two homers at … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Harper wins HR Derby over Schwarber in thrilling fashion

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Harper wins Home Run Derby at Nationals Park

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 10:28 p.m. Bryce Harper has won the Home Run Derby in his home ballpark, providing another memory to Nationals fans in what could be his final season in Washington. Harper gave an uppercut fist pump after matching Kyle Schwarber’s 18 homers in the championship … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Harper wins Home Run Derby at Nationals Park

WASHINGTON  | Baseball’s shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

WASHINGTON  — David Ortiz can now laugh, sort of, at the shifting culture of baseball. For J.D. Martinez, Nolan Arenado, Aaron Judge and every other All-Star hitter, dealing with different defensive alignments is just part of the game. Tune in Tuesday night and no telling where fans will see fielders. Especially in what’s become merely … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Baseball’s shifting culture set to play out in All-Star Game

NEW YORK | Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard pitched out of trouble in a rusty return from the disabled list and helped himself with an RBI single as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. Amed Rosario tripled and doubled, both times over Bryce Harper‘s head in center field, and the Mets won … Continue reading NEW YORK | Syndergaard wins in return from DL as Mets top Nationals 4-2

WASHINGTON | Harper hits 19th homer and Nats hold off Giants 7-5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his National League-leading 19th homer of the season and the Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Saturday. Harper’s 437-foot blast to right-center came off reliever Ty Blach in the fourth inning. Adam Eaton scored two runs in his return from the disabled list for Washington. Eaton, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Harper hits 19th homer and Nats hold off Giants 7-5

Harper has bone bruise, Nats hopeful he’s back this season

WASHINGTON/August 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Washington Nationals say Bryce Harper has a “significant” bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, and general manager Mike Rizzo is hopeful the star outfielder will be back this season. Harper injured his knee when he slipped on first base in the first inning of a rain-delayed game against the … Continue reading Harper has bone bruise, Nats hopeful he’s back this season